In Reply to: Re:974drM3, adc.. here's some clarifications.. posted by JT-KGY on January 31, 2001 at 04:12:21:
Remember that BMW tried to do the same thing with Rover, it just didn't work very well and they had to bail out. Life is strange and you never know what the future will bring.
To complete you equation above, A6=A4=Passat :). Well, it's a "stretched" and improved version of the same platform (but allows for bigger engines like the V8).
looking to get into the M3 family
Jetta = GTI = Golf = New Beetle = Audi TT
Passat = A4
A6 = ??
According to Car and Driver Mag.